High school sports


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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 8, 2016: Moffat County girls basketball to host ball drop, youth camp

The Moffat County High School girls basketball program will host a golf ball drop fundraiser during the Homecoming football game Oct. 14. Entries will be on sale throughout the night at a cost of $10 per ball, with the drop taking place after the game. The winner will be closest to the pin and will take home $1,000. MCHS Lady Bulldogs players and coaches will also host a free camp for girls grades three through six involved in Craig Parks & Recreation hoops, teaching fundamental skills in the sport. The camp will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Moffat County Homecoming promises good time next week

Sports, bonfire, parade, more in store for week of Bulldog pride

Moffat County High School hosts its annual Homecoming Week festivities starting Monday. This year’s theme is “New York, New York,” and many favorite activities will make a return, including dress-up days for MCHS and Craig Middle School, though CMS will host its own separate days.

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Meeker, Moffat County volleyball mix it up Thursday

High school falls to Meeker; middle school ready for districts after Baggs games

Near and far, Moffat County volleyball has been keeping busy this week. The Moffat County High School varsity team went 3-0 in a Thursday night loss to visiting Meeker, with the Lady Cowboys winning the non-conference game 25-18, 25-16 and 25-18.

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Full steam ahead for Moffat County football vs. Coal Ridge

Bulldogs seek to repeat last week's league win on the road Friday night

The first half of the season may not have gone their way, but Moffat County High School varsity football players are back on track and ready to slam through their next opponent like a freight train. The Bulldogs travel to New Castle Friday where they’ll meet the Coal Ridge High School Titans. Both teams are fresh off a win in their first week of play in the 2A Western Slope League.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 5, 2016: Moffat County soccer burned by Coal Ridge, Saturday game moved

Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer’s played in New Castle Tuesday, falling, 5-0, to Coal Ridge, leaving the Bulldogs 5-5 overall and 3-2 in the 3A Western Slope League. With some crucial players out of the rotation either because of injury or ineligibility, coach Harry Tripp said the group was limited in what they could do against the Titans.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Oct. 3, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 3, 2016: Light up the night with TMH Glow Run

The Memorial Hospital hosts the third annual Glow Run 5K this Saturday. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. Colorado Northwestern Community College, 2801 W. Ninth St., with the race beginning at 6:45 p.m. The course loops around CNCC and The Memorial Hospital. Entry is $25 for adults, $15 for students and $10 for Girls on the Run participants. T-shirts are $10 apiece. Costumes and glow sticks are encouraged, and the race will be followed by music, food and other activities. Proceeds benefit Moffat County Cancer Society and TMH Foundation.

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Cross country stays on pace for Moffat County home meet

High school, middle school athletes compete Saturday; Leaf Cruncher 5K attracts runners

Northwest Colorado residents were on a good path Saturday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park. Multiple running events overtook the premises as the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School brought in multiple area schools. Friends of Moffat County Education’s Leaf Cruncher 5K and One-Mile Fun began the day with a fundraiser race along the same course that would be used later in the day.

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Moffat County soccer overtakes Aspen in overtime

2-1 Saturday win vs. Skiers follows 10-0 victory against Caprock Academy

An overtime win is something to be celebrated for any sports team, and while “to the victor go the spoils” stands, Moffat County High School boys soccer couldn’t help but feel for the losing side Saturday. MCHS earned a 2-1 triumph in extra minutes against Aspen, their first game this season to go into OT and one which was fraught with emotion.

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Moffat County football resilient against Rams to open league play

Bulldogs stay in front of Roaring Fork with 36-33 win Friday night

Moffat County High School football has grown to appreciate that three points can make or break a team, and Friday night they were just glad to be on the right side of it. The league opener for the Bulldogs resulted in a 36-33 victory against Roaring Fork while on the road in Carbondale, their closest game since the beginning of the season.

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Northwest Colorado rodeo ranks highly as fall season concludes

Kinlie, Kasen Brennise lead team roping, Kody Logan, Keenan Hayes junior high events

The short-lived fall season is in the books for Colorado State High School Rodeo Association, and those from Northwest Colorado must be feeling pretty satisfied heading into winter. Members of the Moffat County High School rodeo team are in great position for when the season picks up again in spring after command performances during events in Sept. 16 and 17 in Montrose and Sept. 23 and 24 in Elizabeth.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 1, 2016: School basketball meetings take place next week

Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School will both host meetings for participants in hoops programs in the coming week. CMS boys basketball coaches Justin Folley and Forrest Watson will meet with potential players and parents at 6 p.m. Monday in the CMS auditorium. Practices will follow Oct. 10. The MCHS boys team will meet with returning and new players at lunchtime Monday in Room 101. MCHS girls can attend a meeting during lunch Wednesday.

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Moffat County ready to ram past Roaring Fork to start league season

Upcoming games for Bulldogs include Coal Ridge, Steamboat, Basalt, Aspen

Whatever may have happened in the early season is something Moffat County High School football is ready to shake off because what’s done is done, there’s a title to defend and the hope of securing a spot in the postseason still alive. The 2A Western Slope League teams begin their conference schedule Friday, and for MCHS, that means a trip to Carbondale to meet the Roaring Fork Rams.

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Weekend Roundup: A little bit country, a little bit cultured

Whether it’s good music, good exercise or good fun that gets your pulse racing, this weekend will get your heart going.

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Moffat County volleyball comes from behind in Basalt

Bulldogs split vs. Longhorns, fall to Rifle; coach wants more intensity in Olathe game

Moffat County High School volleyball plays a game that’s back and forth by its very nature, but that was no more apparent than in its most recent games. The Lady Bulldogs are 4-9 overall following the past Saturday’s doubleheader split in Basalt and a Tuesday evening loss to Rifle.